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NBC LA: Expo Line Placement Has Always Been A Danger Says USC Professor
April 09, 2015
Najmedin Meshkati comments on the dangers of the Expo Line design in light of the recent Metrolink accident near USC
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LA Daily News: Metrolink Trains' Flawed, Dangerous Design
April 09, 2015
Najmedin Meshkati and James E. Moore discuss the Expo Line and the dangers it poses at high-risk areas including intersections and pedestrian crossing zones
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NBC LA: AIO Robotics, a Viterbi-launched Startup, Prints 3D Hand for LA Hospital
April 09, 2015
AIO Robotics, a startup from the first class of the Viterbi Startup Garage, works with the Children's Hospital Los Angeles and printed a 3D hand
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Aerospace: Wanda Austin Selected to Serve on President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
April 08, 2015
Wanda Austin has been selected by President Barack Obama to serve on the President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology
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Faculty Profile: Ali Abbas
April 08, 2015
Meet new faculty member and director of USC's CREATE, Ali Abbas and learn about his goals in research and national security at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering
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Fast Company: Coding Against HIV
April 08, 2015
Milind Tambe works on an algorithm that looks into reducing the chance of HIV among homeless youth
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Daily Breeze: 3D Technology On the Way to Taking Actors' Jobs
April 07, 2015
Paul Debevec explains how advanced computer graphics will disrupt the entertainment industry and eventually make real actors seem like a luxury
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Forbes: Free Apps Are Costing You in Other Ways
April 03, 2015
Research conducted by William Halfond shows that free mobile phone applications may not cost money, but drain battery life and increase data costs
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KPCC: Metro Officials Looking Into Cause of Expo Line Crash
March 31, 2015
Najmedin Meshkati discusses the Expo Line crash and points out that the specific design of the line has been criticized for being accident-prone since its opening in 2012
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LA Times: New, Smaller Hospitals Built for Higher Efficiency
March 31, 2015
David Belson comments on the new, smaller MLK hospital, noting that the decrease in size aligns with more updated hospital efficiency perspectives
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USC Games Ranked #1 in Undergraduate and #4 in Graduate Game Design
March 30, 2015
The Princeton Review ranks the USC Viterbi - USC Cinematic Arts undergraduate and graduate game design programs highly
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Bloomberg Business: Germanwings Crash was Highly Unlikely
March 26, 2015
Michael Barr discusses the one-of-a-kind nature of the Germanwings crash
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NPR: Plane from Germanwings Crash Known for Strong Safety Record
March 26, 2015
Thomas Anthony comments on the conditions of the Germanwings airline crash
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AIAA: Aerospace PhD alumnus Russel Cummings is awarded the AIAA 2015 International Cooperation Award
March 24, 2015
Aerospace PhD alumnus Russel Cummings is awarded the AIAA 2015 International Cooperation Award
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New York Times: Canada Looks Into TransCanada Safety Allegations
March 24, 2015
Najmedin Meshkati comments on issues regarding pipeline safety-code violations at TransCanada Corp
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KPCC: Fighting Planned Obsolescence of Consumer Appliances
March 24, 2015
James Moore comments on the planned obsolescence of electronics and appliances
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Inc.: USC Students' Startups Deemed Two of The Coolest College Startups of 2015
March 24, 2015
Inc. lists Stasis Labs and TalentTrail two of the "Coolest College Startups" of 2015
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U.S. Engineering Schools to Educate 20,000 Students to Meet Grand Challenges
March 23, 2015
President Barack Obama announced plans to educate a new generation of engineers expressly equipped to tackle some of the most pressing issues facing society
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Your Mission: Create a New Female Engineer Protagonist
March 20, 2015
TV show idea submissions for The Next MacGyver contest are due by April 17
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Limor
March 12, 2015
Adafruit founder and electrical engineer Limor Fried to help judge Next MacGyver finalists
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